Elizabeth Eder, Adjunct Faculty

Elizabeth Eder is assistant chair, National Education Partnerships at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., where she develops strategic partnerships and educational products using new media to integrate the visual arts into the core curriculum nationwide. Prior to her appointment in 2006, she taught social foundations of education at the University of Maryland and Millersville University (Pa). She has worked as director of professional education programs at the American Association of Museums; head of school and teacher programs at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; and lecturer at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. She has written two books and numerous articles on historical topics, and recently served on the editorial board of the Journal of Museum Education. She has also lectured widely.

Dr. Eder has a B.A. in art and art history from American University, an M.A.T. in museum education from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in history of education from University of Maryland. She also has a certificate in teaching to standards with new technology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.